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Beaded broadcollar

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Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6 beaded broadcollar constructed by Sheila Shear in 2003 to accompany beadnet dress (33.1020.1). Beads include faience cylinders (33-3-34).

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2342 D (now G 5520 D). 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

H eightx Width x Depth: 25 x 20.5 x 0.6 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.1020.2

Medium or Technique

Faience with reproduction terminals

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands